The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has called for sustained investments in the distribution end of our power value chain in the country.
Fashola made the call, in Abuja when Assistant to the President of Egypt on National and Strategic Projects Sherif Ismail, with some top Egyptian officials paid him a courtesy visit.
The minister said that the generation of power had increased by approximately 1,000 megawatt yearly, adding that the big challenge facing power sector was its distribution end.
In terms of provision of meter and transformers, he said that the government of Egypt would be given the opportunity to support the existing company partnering in meter provision.
Earlier, Sherif had appealed for continuous cooperation between Nigeria and Egypt in some mega power, works and housing projects of the ministry.